Chris Littlecott leads E3G's activities on fossil fuel transitions and carbon capture and storage technology. He is currently also a policy research associate with the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage academic network, and a member of the advisory council of ZEP - the European Technology Platform for CCS.
Chris was one of the original E3G start-up team from 2004 to 2008, during which time he coordinated the Europe in the World project. He then rejoined E3G in May 2012 following 4 years as a senior policy advisor at Green Alliance where he led work on EU engagement and carbon capture and storage. Amongst other cross-sectoral initiatives he compiled and edited the October 2008 publication ‘A last chance for coal: making carbon capture and storage a reality’, and the March 2010 publication ‘Unlocking a low-carbon Europe: perspectives on EU budget reform’. He also convened the September 2009 UK CCS dialogue of over 40 organisations. From 2008 to 2011 he served as the UK boardmember and Vice President of European Environmental Bureau, Europe’s largest network of environmental organisations. He has also contributed to the advisory committee of UKCCSC, and the Energy Advisory Panel of the Energy Institute.
Chris has a BSc in Environmental Management and Policy from the London School of Economics, and a Masters in Leadership for Sustainable Development from Forum for the Future / Middlesex University. Married to Sandra, Chris has lived and worked in Mexico and Ecuador.